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YOU PLAYBOYS AND PLAYGIRLS
Original words and music: Bob Dylan & Pete Seeger
Amended words: various political choirs and singers

You playboys and playgirls ain’t gonna rule my world,
Ain’t gonna rule my world, ain’t gonna rule my world,
You playboys and playgirls ain’t gonna rule my world,
Not now or no other time.

You billionaire war-mongers ain’t gonna turn me round,
Ain’t gonna turn me round, ain’t gonna turn me round,
You billionaire war-mongers ain’t gonna turn me round,
Not now or no other time.

You prophets of race-hatred ain’t gonna shut me down,
Ain’t gonna shut me down, ain’t gonna shut me down,
You prophets of race-hatred ain’t gonna shut me down,
Not now or no other time.

Your shameless profiteering ain’t gonna do no more,
Ain’t gonna do no more, ain’t gonna do no more,
Your shameless profiteering ain’t gonna do no more,
Not now or no other time.

Those lies that you’ve been spreading ain’t fooling anyone,
Ain’t fooling anyone, ain’t fooling anyone,
Those lies that you’ve been spreading ain’t fooling anyone,
Not now or no other time.



Original Bob Dylan/Pete Seeger song:

Oh, ye playboys and playgirls
Ain't a-gonna run my world
Ain't a-gonna run my world
Ain't a-gonna run my world
Ye playboys and playgirls
Ain't a-gonna run my world
Not now or no other time

You fallout shelter sellers
Can't get in my door
Can't get in my door
Can't get in my door
You fallout shelter seller
Can't get in my door
Not now or no other time

Your Jim Crow ground
Can't turn me around
Can't turn me around
Can't turn me around
Your Jim Crow ground
Can't turn me around
Not now or no other time

The laughter in the lynch mob
Ain't a-gonna do no more
Ain't a-gonna do no more
Ain't a-gonna do no more
The laughter in the lynch mob
Ain't a-gonna do no more
Not now or no other time

You insane tongues of war talk
Ain't a-gonna guide my road
Ain't a-gonna guide my road
Ain't a-gonna guide my road
You insane tongues of war talk
Ain't a-gonna guide my road
Not now or no other time

You red baiters and race haters
Ain't a-gonna hang around here
Ain't a-gonna hang around here
Ain't a-gonna hang around here
You red baiters and race haters
Ain't a-gonna hang around here
Not now or no other time

Ye playboys and playgirls
Ain't a-gonna own my world
Ain't a-gonna own my world
Ain't a-gonna own my world
Ye playboys and playgirls
Ain't a-gonna own my world
Not now or no other time